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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa spent some quality time with the people of Kannada film industry when he inaugurated the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce Building in Bangalore. The new cabinet's decision to allot 2.5 acres for memorial for Dr. Raj Kumar and to allot a site to Master Kishen has really enthused the representatives of the Kannada film industry.
Speaking at the KFCC function Yediyurappa had said that problems related to the release of 2.5 acres of land for the Dr. Raj Kumar 'Samadhi' have been cleared. He said that the Government will be purchasing the land and give it to the Dr.Rajakumar Memorial Foundation trust. . The state government has already released Rs.6 crores for the Dr.Rajakumar Memorial so far and remaining four crores would be made available shortly, assured BSY.
The Chief Minister also said that all the problems of the Kannada film industry can be solved if the industry would present them properly and personally come to meet him for solutions.
A 50 x 80 site will be given to Master Kishen who has done so much for the Kannada film industry winning laurels for his spectacular achievement in directing the film "Care of Footpath".